Deal history comparison #1973

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Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Country
Location
Uganda

Comment on location
On the shores of Lake Victoria.

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Country
Location
Uganda

Comment on location
On the shores of Lake Victoria.

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
4,000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2008] 4000
Comment on land area
Another data source states 4046ha.

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Food crops

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2008] Concluded (Contract signed)

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
4,000
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2008] 4000
Comment on land area
Another data source states 4046ha. There are a lot of inaccuracies in reporting on these Baoding villages in Africa- in fact some researchers state that they are a hoax and do not exist.

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Food crops

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2008] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
Consider changing to Intended (Expression of Interest) 2008.

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Number of jobs for foreigners created

Jobs created (foreign)
Yes
Current number of jobs (foreign)
400
Comment on jobs created (foreign)
In Uganda, the government of President Yoweri Museveni has provided 400 Chinese farmers with about 4,000 hectares (9,867 acres) of cropland.

Number of jobs for foreigners created

Jobs created (foreign)
Yes
Current number of jobs (foreign)
400
Comment on jobs created (foreign)
In Uganda, the government of President Yoweri Museveni has provided 400 Chinese farmers with about 4,000 hectares (9,867 acres) of cropland.

Operating company

Operating company
Comment on investment chain
Baoding Village farming

Operating company

Operating company
Comment on investment chain
Baoding Village farming

Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2007-11-29
Comment on data source
Farmland Grab- China's long march to Africa

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2008-04-28
Comment on data source
Farmland Grab- Global Food Crisis: The Struggle to Satisfy China and India's hunger

Data source #3

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Seized- Grain briefing annex. The 2008 land grabbers for food and financial security

Data source #4

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
data: Chinese Agricultural Investments in Africa

Data source #5

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2010-10-27
Comment on data source
Daily Maverick- Analysis, Part II: Why China needs Africa more

Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2007-11-29
Comment on data source
Farmland Grab- China's long march to Africa

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2008-04-28
Comment on data source
Farmland Grab- Global Food Crisis: The Struggle to Satisfy China and India's hunger

Data source #3

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
Seized- Grain briefing annex. The 2008 land grabbers for food and financial security

Data source #4

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Comment on data source
data: Chinese Agricultural Investments in Africa

Data source #5

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2010-10-27
Comment on data source
Daily Maverick- Analysis, Part II: Why China needs Africa more

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Corn (Maize), Rice

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Corn (Maize), Rice

Overall comment

Overall comment
Chinese farmers set up "Baoding" villages initiated by Boaaong-Africa business council (Mr. Liu Jianjun). There is a lot of inaccuracies in reporting on these Baoding villages in Africa- in fact some researchers state that they are a hoax and do not exist.

Overall comment

Overall comment
Chinese farmers set up "Baoding" villages initiated by Boaaong-Africa business council (Mr. Liu Jianjun). There are a lot of inaccuracies in reporting on these Baoding villages in Africa- in fact some researchers state that they are a hoax and do not exist.